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GIT’R’DONE: Rose’s Papel Picado Snowflakes

17 Dec

Papel picado (“perforated paper”) is a decorative craft made out of paper cut into elaborate designs. Although it is a Mexican folk art, papel picado is used as a holiday decoration in many countries. The designs are commonly cut from tissue paper using a guide and small chisels, creating as many as forty banners at a time.”

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r1-04902-0020Serene came over yesterday and we had a delightful time making making these snowflakes.
Here’s a little how to for you mimomito folks in case you are willing and wanting to do your own!
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There will be light!

2 May

I think I have shared many a times (too many?) how badly my spot needs light. Fancy light, efficient light, evenly distributed light. Light! Craigslist isn’t working, neither is Ikea (I do buy things from stores everyonce in awhile). I’ve looked through all of etsy’s light section and came away with some ideas and some things to purchase these next couple of pay checks.

35.00 Katy Barac make’s so many bootiful things (AT AN AFFORDABLE PRICE) I almost wanted to show them all to you. I like this lamp a lot because of all the movement it implies and how simple it is. Katy also make’s really rad mobiles for cheap. I def would advise ya’ll to poke around her store and check out her treasures.

99.00 Sputnik looking lamp is made by hsup.

40.00 by Filigree creations. Loads of midcentury friendly colors to choose from. Even table lamps.
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